Archives for January 2015

What Diane Ravitch isn’t telling you

The Whole Truth about the “Whole Child” An Edi­to­r­i­al by Ani­ta Hoge Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Pri­va­ti­za­tion Move­ment and the Dan­ger to Amer­i­ca’s Pub­lic Schools is the title of the new book by Diane Rav­itch. It is favor­ably reviewed and sum­ma­rized at the Dai­ly Kos HERE. Rav­itch’s book pur­ports to answers ques­tions about […]

Teachers Refuse The Test

Par­ents, in grow­ing num­bers, have been refus­ing the Com­mon Core aligned test for their chil­dren. Over 50% (see cor­rec­tion) of the stu­dents in New York City refused the test last year. Yes­ter­day I wrote about Jia Lee who said she found it uncon­scionable to give the new Com­mon Core aligned tests to her stu­dents. Another […]

In Response to EFF Lawsuit, Government Ordered to Release Secret Surveillance Court Documents Today

Update: The gov­ern­ment released two new FISC opin­ions this evening, both of which con­cern the tran­si­tion of NSA sur­veil­lance to the over­sight of the FISC in 2007. Nei­ther of the two doc­u­ments, avail­able here and here, is the Raw Take order or the 2008 FAA order. The gov­ern­ment has one addi­tion­al pro­duc­tion dead­line in this […]

Education Reform Explained in 8 Minutes

The back­ground of the Reau­tho­riza­tion of the ESEA This 8‑minute YouTube video is gain­ing trac­tion. Watch it here: . Please keep it mov­ing. Please for­ward to your media con­tacts. Pub­lished on Jan 24, 2015, Angela Alef and Karen Cham­pagne gave their pre­sen­ta­tion in Mem­phis, TN on 10/29/2014. Char­lotte Iser­byt of The Delib­er­ate Dumb­ing Down of Amer­i­ca was present, […]

Monckton fires back point-by-point rebuttal at warmist critics of new peer-reviewed study: ‘Shoddy, rent-a-quote ‘scientists’

Mon­ck­ton: ‘A cli­mate sci­ence paper by Dr Willie Soon, Pro­fes­sor David Legates, Matt Brig­gs and me, just pub­lished in the Sci­ence Bul­letin of the Chi­nese Acad­e­my of Sci­ences, the Orient’s equiv­a­lent of Nature demon­strates that the bil­lion-dol­lar cli­mate mod­els that have so prof­itably pre­dict­ed Ther­maged­don are hope­less­ly wrong.’ ‘With­in hours a blog fund­ed by the wealthy but mys­te­ri­ous “Euro­pean Climate […]


BOMBARD CONGRESS  WITH EMAILS, LETTERS AND PHONE CALLSSTOP the Reau­tho­riza­tion of the Ele­men­tary and Sec­ondary Edu­ca­tion Act (ESEA), oth­er­wise known as Every Child Ready for Col­lege or Career Act of 2015 spon­sored by Sen. Lamar Alexan­der. This bill amends the No Child Left Behind which is the Re-autho­riza­­­tion of the Ele­men­tary and Sec­ondary Edu­ca­tion Act of […]

How the UN Is Confiscating American Homes and Controlling All Food and Energy

In times of crises, the gov­ern­ment has proven, time and time again, that it can­not be count­ed on to ade­quate­ly pro­tect the Amer­i­can peo­ple. As the Amer­i­can peo­ple have not pre­pared for the com­ing dark days, they will be vul­ner­a­ble to star­va­tion, dehy­dra­tion, cholera, pan­demics and attacks from resource-defi­­cient loot­ers. Will the gov­ern­ment be there […]

Trans Pacific Partnership: Obama ready to defy Democrats to push secretive trade deal

The TPP has drawn the ire of Democ­rats includ­ing Eliz­a­beth War­ren who object it will destroy jobs, lim­it online free­dom, increase out­sourc­ing and derail cli­mate agree­ments. Iron­i­cal­ly, it has made allies of his GOP rivals. The Trans Pacif­ic Part­ner­ship is a trade agree­ment so sig­nif­i­cant and impor­tant, its details can’t be disclosed.